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Shell Starts Oil Production from Deepwater Project in Gulf of Mexico

Feb 23, 2024

Shell Offshore, a subsidiary of UK-based energy major Shell, has started production at Rydberg, a subsea tie-back to its Appomattox production hub in the Gulf of Mexico.With an estimated peak production of 16,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), the Rydbeg development comprises two production wells produced through a single insulated 12-mile flowline with a dynamic umbilical.Rydberg is located within Mississippi Canyon in the Norphlet Corridor of the U…

Helix Secures Five-Year Decommissioning Contract in Gulf of Mexico

Feb 29, 2024

U.S.-based oil and gas services firm Helix Energy Solutions has signed a five-year agreement with oil and gas company Talos Energy for decommissioning services in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Helix Energy Solutions will provide decommissioning services for offshore wells and infrastructure…

US Supplier to Provide Subsea Wellhead Systems for Woodside’s Trion

Feb 23, 2024

U.S. offshore energy industry equipment maker Dril-Quip has been selected to supply the subsea wellhead systems for the Woodside Energy's Trion development offshore Mexico.The Trion project, a greenfield deepwater development, includes 24 wells across two phases…

TechnipFMC to Supply Subsea Systems for Shell’s Sparta Development

Feb 16, 2024

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has been awarded a ‘substantial contract’ by Shell for the supply of subsea production systems for Sparta development in the Gulf of Mexico.This will be the first integrated engineering, procurement, construction…

Transocean Collects $326M in New Drilling Rig Deals

Feb 15, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured contracts for three of its drilling rigs – semi-submersible Transocean Barents and drillships Deepwater Skyros and Deepwater Invictus – worth approximately $326 million.In its quarterly fleet status report…

Mexico: Pemex Platform Leaked Clouds of Methane Even After UN Alert

Feb 09, 2024

State energy company Pemex released large volumes of methane from an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico last year, with leaks recurring even after a United Nations agency flagged problems there to the Mexican government, according to a Reuters analysis of previously unreported U…

Diamond Offshore Nets $360M for Work with BP and Serica Energy

Feb 08, 2024

U.S.-based offshore drilling company Diamond Offshore has secured new contract with Serica Energy in UK and extension with BP in the Gulf of Mexico, adding $360 million of additional backlog.Diamond Offshore secured two-year contract extension with a subsidiary of BP in the U…

Titania Jack-Up Rig Finds Job Offshore Mexico

Feb 02, 2024

Paratus Energy Services, through its subsidiary SeaMex Holding, has secured a one-year contract for the Titania jack-up rig in Mexico.The new contract will contribute approximately $55 million in backlog and is expected to start around mid-February 2024…

Prosafe's Safe Concordia Flotel on $12.7M Extended Stay in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 29, 2024

Offshore accommodation rig provider Prosafe has informed that its Safe Concordia semi-submersible flotel secured charter extension in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The charterer of the Safe Concordia flotel exercised early the first four months of six available months of options…

GATE Energy to Take Part in Shenandoah FPS Commissioning

Jan 24, 2024

Houston-based company GATE Energy has been awarded the commissioning execution contract for the U.S. portion of Beacon Offshore Energy’s Shenandoah FPS project.GATE Energy's scope of work includes final pre-commissioning and commissioning planning and execution following sail away from South Korea…

DeepOcean Wraps Up Trenching Job in US Gulf of Mexico

Jan 22, 2024

Norwegian ocean services provider DeepOcean has completed the burial of a fuel support pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico on behalf of Genesis Energy after introducing its jet trenching system to the United States market.DeepOcean’s trenching system…

W&T Offshore Buys Six Shallow Water GoM Oil Fields for $72M

Jan 22, 2024

U.S. Gulf of Mexico-focused oil and gas company W&T Offshore has completed the accretive acquisition of six oil fields in shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico for $72 million.W&T Offshore was the successful bidder for certain synergistic assets in the Gulf of Mexico offered by MLCJR…

Stena Drilling Takes Delivery of Stena Evolution Drillship

Jan 17, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling has taken delivery of its 7th generation Stena Evolution ultra-deepwater drillship from Samsung Heavy Industries.After a decade in the making, Stena Evolution drillship has finally been completed and is ready for its first job…

TechnipFMC Gets ‘Significant’ Contract from BP in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 17, 2024

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has secured a ‘significant’ contract from BP for its Argos Southwest Extension project in the Mad Dog field.TechnipFMC will install pipe and an umbilical, tying back three new wells to the Argos platform in the Gulf of Mexico…

Talos to Acquire US Gulf of Mexio E&P Company for $1.3B

Jan 16, 2024

Talos Energy has executed definitive agreements to acquire QuarterNorth Energy, a U.S. Gulf of Mexico exploration and production company with ownership in several prolific offshore fields, for $1.29 billion.The acquisition will boost Talos’…

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